As a result of climate change, changes in the weather are more constant which means that in a single day there may be high temperatures, constant rains as well as strong frosts; take precautions and find out the weather forecast for today August 18 in the Guatemalan city of Quetzaltenango.
Weather in Quetzaltenango
During the day
Maximum temperature: 20 degrees Celsius
chance of rain: 89%
cloud cover: 93%
gusts of wind: 20 kilometers per hour
UV Index: 8
Minimum temperature: 12 degrees centigrade
chance of rain: 25%
cloud cover: 100%
Gusts of wind: 9 kilometers per hour
The climate in this Guatemalan city is mainly temperate with a subtype identified as subhumid, consequently, cold weather prevails but with sporadic warm days.
It is worth mentioning that even Quetzaltenango is one of the coldest cities in Guatemala, being from November to February the coldest days. In contrast, March through July are the hottest months.
For most of the time, Quetzaltenango has a dry climateexcept for the rainy season, which runs from mid-May to mid-September, when rainfall is constant and mainly in the afternoons.
Guatemala: between coasts and mountains
Being located on the Tropic of Cancer, in the Guatemalan country the climate is mainly tropical.
However, the weather changes depending on the region of the country, whether it is in the area of the plains and coasts or the mountains.
On the coasts and plains, which covers most of Guatemala, the climate is mainly tropical, while in the mountainous areas the prevailing weather is dry and cool.
the rainy season in Guatemala it begins in May and continues until October, while the dry season It runs from December to April.